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Nov 13, 2012 5:00pm PST
this is a park. now, hillside was inspected earlier today. the city says first order of business will be to of course stabilize that hillside. >> pipe creating that mess is part of a reservoir system. you can see it here from sky p, built 78 years ago. the original section of daily city. now, it took just 0 minutes to ice yol yait and stop the leak. crews just moved that valve closer up the hill to the reservoir last year during that upgrade. >> this section just sheered off. telling us that they're dealing with the age of the pipe. >> officials say tlorj pipes that serve the original section of dale wrae city. they're trying to assess vulnerabilities. >> it turns out cars will be stuck in the muck this, is a picture of the scene tonight. the city working to make sure no more mud comes down if it rains later this week. leather? >> it's been all hands on deck from the city here today. daily city cleaning up the street. there is no sign left of the mud and muck and debris came down this morning. nobody one making sure that hillside stays intact. they're going to take measures in ca
ABC
Nov 13, 2012 11:00pm PST
at the scene. behind me you can see in the building still throughout san francisco city hall flashing lights from the fire alarm which are still going off more than an hour and a half after this call came in. now we have video that was shot a short time ago. you will see light smoke which filled the rotunda as well as the first floor. the fire department brought in fans for ventilation. an electrical panel in the basement blew up and exploded triggering a sprinkler system which then filled a portion of the basement of city hall with about an inch of water. at the time there was a reception going on for green build. that's a green trade show. those people were evacuated. >> we had an electrical explosion in the basement in the electrical room. pg&e just arrived. there was minimal smoke throughout the building. there was a high voltage area, so we can't get anybody inside there until we get the power cutoff. >> it was a calm scene. the alarms went off and the lights were flickering. they asked people to exit the building. >> you saw smoke at that point? >> i never saw smoke until we got out of
ABC
Nov 14, 2012 1:05am PST
. >>> that breaking news is at city hall. the fire department races to the scene as guest #r*z forced to evacuate in a hurry. i'm dan ashley. >> i'm carolyn johnson. the sprinklers went off as smoke drifted through the building. >> let's go to john alston who is live. >> in the past few minutes all fire trucks left the scene. at the same time pg&e trucks are starting to pull up here at the scene. behind me you can see in the building still throughout san francisco city hall flashing lights from the fire alarm which are still going off more than an hour and a half after this call came in. now we have video that was shot a short time ago. you will see light smoke which filled the rotunda as well as the first floor. the fire department brought in fans for ventilation. an electrical panel in the basement blew up and exploded triggering a sprinkler system which then filled a portion of the basement of with hall with about an inch of water. at the time there was a reception going on for green build. that's a green trade show. those people were evacuated. >> we had an electrical explosion in the basemen
ABC
Nov 14, 2012 5:00pm PST
yes. i would. >> now, the city still doesn't know why that kite ruptured. they say the city believes age had a factor. >> thank you. just how much rain will hall when the storm comes in. we're live with a look. sandhya? >> yes. check out there are clouds just high clouds going to live doppler 7 hd. and you can see there is moisture reaching the ground. so high clouds now, but a big change is coming up. rain coming with the first storm. daily city beginning possibly friday could be seeing as much as 41/100ths of rain by saturday morning. going from friday, saturday. under a half inch. looking at rainfall from friday through monday, the daily city could see an inch and a half of rain. the storm is expected to move in friday morning but this isn't the only storm. there are a couple more storms to go. i'll talk about that in just a few minutes when i tell you about clicking to a wet pattern. >> there is some photos from heavenly, opening today much to the delight of skiers and they've had their snow making machines clanked on full. we're live at north star, another resort that opened tod
ABC
Nov 14, 2012 6:00am PST
to get it cleaned up for the commute. >>> in daly city crews will be back along lausanne avenue after a wall of mud came down the hillside. amy hollyfield is back at the scene this morning, with what is next for affected residents. >> reporter: it looks so much better out here this morning. now the residents are a little nervous, could this happen again? the city officials still have a lot of work to do to build confidence of the residents. it took all day yesterday to clean the mud out, the mud invaded this neighborhood in daly city about 4:30 in the morning when a pipe broke and 45,000 gallons of water came rushing in, mud coated the streets. now the concern is the rain in the forecast for later this week and what that will mean for this waterlogged hillside in this neighborhood. >> worried about another avalanche. worried if it rains and comes down again there will be major flooding. >> reporter: homes were evacuated yesterday not because of damage, the homes were fine, but because officials were worried the hillside might go. they allowed them back in, people are now nervous espec
ABC
Nov 14, 2012 5:00am PST
in the forecast this week that means crews will be back in a daly city neighborhood this morning. yesterday a water pipe broke and flooded several streets around lausanne avenue with water and mud. amy hollyfield is there live. >> reporter: it looks so much better out here. it is amazing. they still have work to do. this time yesterday we were standing in mud, quite an improvement this morning. they spent all day yesterday working on cleaning up this neighborhood. they were shoveling mud and hauling it out and taking it to a recycle place in brisbane. four blocks of this neighborhood were coated in mud after a pipe broke at 4:25 in the morning that released 45,000 gallons of water. it was rushing into this neighborhood it brought the hillside down with it and a lot of mud. now they are worried about the rain in the forecast later this week. today they will be working onshoring up this hillside park. >> the next three days we are going to be winterizing the park which means putting bales of hay out to absorb moisture, mud and debris, sandbags and everything that we can to secure the park. >>
ABC
Nov 14, 2012 4:30am PST
that fire heading in this morning. we begin in san francisco's city hall crews are trying get the building cleaned up and ready for business after a fire broke out in the basement. terry mcsweeney is live at city hall with the story. were there evacuations? >> reporter: there were last night. they had it all explosion, fire, evacuations inch of water in the basement. right now you wouldn't know anything happened if it weren't for those two pg&e trucks. right now take a look at the scene last night 9:30 firefighters were called out after an electrical explosion in the basement that started a fire that triggered the sprinkler system which led to an inch of water in the basement there was a party going on people attending and the caterers were escorted out. >> the alarms went off, lights started flickering, sheriffs asked people to exit. >> reporter: did you smell smoke? >> i never did, not until we got out of the building. >> reporter: but there was smoke in parts of city hall, no injuries. pg&e crews had to be careful there's a number of electrical lines going into city hall they wanted to
ABC
Nov 13, 2012 6:00am PST
but a "sig alert" exists patterson pass westbound 580. >>> following breaking news out of daly city, water main break forcing evacuations happen clayton court near hillside park where we find amy hollyfield with the latest on the mess. >> reporter: what i'm standing in front of is gross and a big deal. this isn't even the half of it. you've got to see the pictures we have on tape they blow this away. look at all this mud that has come gushing into this neighborhood it has impacted cars, blocked streets, there's a wall of mud on one of the blocks so high we can't drive our trucks through so we can't get to the source of the problem. we were told when one of the water officials arrived he stood and looked at it in awe and even uttered an expletive. unlike anything anyone has seen. they weren't sure what they were dealing with, maybe a water main break. now they've identified there's a makeshift reservoir on top of this hill above hillside park where residents get their water it seems that has leaked out first a gush and a lot of water now it appears the tank may be empty because it is trickl
ABC
Nov 8, 2012 4:30am PST
for the commute than the rain which is still near crescent city about to move into eureka over the last three hours moving to the east the entire system is sliding down to the south. timeframe probably after the morning rush hour rain in the north bay around the heart of the bay noon south bay during the afternoon be prepared for sunshine, clouds and showers today. check out these temperatures cooler than yesterday, mid 50s at the coast, mid 50s to possibly 60 for the rest of us definitely coat weather. here's sue with traffic. >>> first thing roadwork golden gate bridge clear, down to one lane on the marin side of the span. elsewhere roadwork eastbound highway 4 at loveridge detour in place. roadwork to marin northbound and southbound 101 intermittent lane closures repaving project. broadway tunnel closed for cleaning until the 16th of this month until 6:00 this morning detour in place there as well. >>> this morning a man is in custody after a pipe bomb was found in his car in san jose. the bomb squad detonated the device after the man was pulled over no one was evacuated a nearby holiday i
ABC
Nov 14, 2012 4:00pm PST
as 2014. >> there was intimatent power in san francisco city hall, the fire department says the sprinkler system kicked in and did it's job at the offices that are closed today fchl a few hearings had to be cancelled at the last minute. >> i'm here fr a hearing. you know? some tree trimming. >> have you heard anything about third and fourth floors not open today. >> no. just heard it from you. >> city hall evacuated including several hundred reception in the rotunda. on by tonight. the cause of the fire is under investigation. >> a deal to hire local workers is now in place in the proposed warriors areen yachl at agreement by the city, the team and groups guarantees 25% of those hired to build arena will be san francisco residents. proponents say it will create 4300 new jobs located at piers po, 32 south of the bay bridge, open by the 2017 and 18 nba season. >> crews are taking steps right now in daily city to ensure safety of this neighborhoodoyb overcome by mud yesterday after a water pipe rupture. >> the concern now is rain in the forecast. amy hollyfield is looking to see what is bein
ABC
Nov 8, 2012 6:00am PST
moving along 101 from crescent city, heading towards -- ukiah over the next hour. the bulk of the system moving east the entire cold pocket of air moving south, rain this morning, after the commute in the north bay moving through the heart of the bay during lunch into the south bay during the afternoon. ahead of that, blustery today with temperatures barely making it up to 60° in the bay and inland only mid 50s at the coast. >>> bumper-to-bumper behind the bay bridge toll good morning happy thursday metering lights on traffic backing towards the macarthur maze carpool lanes and fastrak the way to go once you get past the tolls on the incline section, right lane a stall waiting. on the san francisco sigh of the bay bridge earlier accident harrison street off-ramp is now cleared moderate traffic on the upper deck heading into the city beginning to bunch up east shore drive past golden gate fields into the macarthur maze moving but getting more crowded slight delay bart still reporting 5 to 10 minute delay between south city and colma due to earlier equipment problems on the track that is
ABC
Nov 7, 2012 6:00pm PST
for help tracking down more suspects and we'll show you pictures. a 19-year-old from daily city booked into jail today. he is one of two men now facing charges after a mob celebrating giants world series victory smashed out windows of a bus and set it on fire. one man is seen using his skateboard on the bus's windows on the left. the suspect in this jacket is accused of striking a windshield with a barricade. >> mees arrested an accused burglar today for a pair of break ins this week for the wine country home of nancy pelosi. the house ransacked yesterday and someone entered again, yesterday. investigators say this man confessed to breaking into six dx pelosi'sr5:iw and they say he had one of the watches. >> striking workers at railly's supermarkets rallying behind one of their own tonight arrested in connection with an ongoing labor dispute there. the chainÑm==t says he assaulten employee, and workers walked off the job sunday in a dispute. in a statement saying the union is attempting to force the company out of business. >> now, on to yesterday's big election in san francisco, a
ABC
Nov 8, 2012 5:00am PST
with yellows that's the showers from crescent city tour rica. all this is going to slide south along the coast, hit us in the morning in the north to afternoon in the south bay be prepared for wet weather and blustery conditions even if it is not showering in your neighborhood yet mid to upper 50s at the coast upper 50s to near 60 for the rest of us, showers moving through the bay north to south if you are going to be in the heart of the bay your lunch hour may be a little wet. here's sue. >>> according to bart major delays 30 minutes perhaps longer. south san francisco in the millbrae, pittsburg and sfo direction. expect at least 20 to 30 minutes now we'll check back with bart momentarily and see if that has been updated. eastbound highway 4 loveridge still have an accident there pardon me roadwork there, roadwork in marin county highway 13 scratch that just roped at broadway terrace moraga avenue that emergency roadwork has been picked up now. >> we'll keep checking with you on those bart delays. >>> grand opening of a giant outlet mall in the bay area brings excitement, promise of new jobs
ABC
Nov 12, 2012 6:00am PST
up amy hollyfield will buy the latest. >>> police in union city investigating the death of a money whose body was found in a trash bin a woman discovered the -- the injured man while taking out her garbage yesterday morning she called authorities who rushed him to a hospital where he died. police are pursuing active leads. >>> san francisco police still looking for a man they say tried to ram an officer with a car police attempted to stop the man yesterday after he was suspected of breaking into a vehicle. he ran into a construct site after getting out of his car police dog joined the search for the man in the building at third street, officers surrounded the building for a short time as well. >>> family in monterey county hopes you can help them fan a missing woman who suffers from alzheimer's. -- them find a miss woman who suffers from alzheimer's disease she was last seen 2:45 thursday afternoon he is 5'6, weighs 220 pounds. police say she was last seen driving a white 20 lexus gs. plate on the screen: it appears the car had a full tank of gas she may have driven a long distance
ABC
Nov 13, 2012 5:00am PST
accidents and jams. did i mention it is free? >> we have breaking news. daly city, right now water main break shutting down streets and flooding cars. that is in daly city's hillside park area. reports there's mud coming down the hill and questions raised over whether that water is coming from a reservoir nearby. there is some sort of flooding reported due to some possible water main break. we are getting more information we'll have more coming up with a crew headed out there later. >>> 5:11. can you get the best bargains on black friday? depends on what you are looking for. we'll have tips, next. >>> total solar eclipse in a few hours, not here we'll tell you how you can still watch it, live. >>> first this morning's money report. >> reporter: good morning. dramatic reversal on oil, international energy agency predicts u.s. will be the world's top oil producer in five years all but self-sufficient in energy in 20 years, major reason increased production of shale oil we are doing better with keeping up with mortgage payments. percentage of those two months or more behind is now the lowe
ABC
Nov 7, 2012 11:00pm PST
san francisco police arrested a second suspect. 19-year-old nicholas hudson from daly city. >> this person was seen smashing out the window and vandalizing the muni bus on the 29th. >> reporter: the public helped track hudson down. >> and if it wasn't through the use of social media and the help of the public we wouldn't have been able to capture this person. >> reporter: social media helped police arrest 22-year-old gregory from san francisco. he was caught after this picture went viral. police are hoping the public can help do it again. so they are releasing more pictures from that night. take a look at this man, dressed in dark clothing and a baseball p cay. baseball cap. in addition they are looking for this man, the san francisco chronicle caught a photo of him using a barricade to smash the windshield. she dressed in a red and gray striped long sleeved shirt. and police have not found these arsonists we showed you last week. you can see them setting fire to the bus in this video. >> they are all felony crimes. arson damaging the muni bus. reckless acts on the street.
ABC
Nov 8, 2012 1:05am PST
from daly city. >> this person was seen smashing out the window and vandalizing the muni bus on the 29th. >> reporter: the public helped track hudson down. >> and if it wasn't through the social media and the help of the public we wouldn't have been able to capture this person. >> reporter: social media helped police arrest 22-year-old gregory from san francisco. he was caught after this picture went viral. police are hoping the public can help do it again. so they are releasing more pictures from that night. take a look at this man, dressed in dark clothing and a baseball p cay. baseball cap. in addition they are looking for this man, the san francisco chronicle caught a photo of him using a barricade to smash the windshield. she dressed in a red and gray striped long sleeved shirt. and police have not found these arsonists we showed you last week. you can see them setting fire to the bus in this video. >> they are all felony crimes. arson damaging the muni bus. reckless acts on the street. they are all very serious crimes. as you heard from our district attorney and our city attorne
ABC
Nov 9, 2012 6:00am PST
are cash paying all other lanes breezing into the city starting to get light, no sluggish traffic on the upper deck into san francisco residual delay on richmond bart line due to earlier problem on the tracks at ashby station. fremont richmond millbrae directions 10 minute delay otherwise no mass transit problems now. no problems north 17 they just got that accident cleared out of the two lanes glenwood northbound. northbound 10185, raining in that area the reason probably for solo spin-outs there. >>> developing news from san francisco, part of the nowee valley neighborhood in the d -- dark following overnight lightning strikes. >> reporter: take a look they are making a lot of noise with a drill trying to replace a transformer. they don't think it will be until 11:00 this morning until everyone gets power back on. it happened after 1:00 this morning, lightning struck here and hit five transformers. they were able to get one working again but they needed to bring -- had to go and get four more and install and relays them that's what is taking so long. one woman told us it definit
ABC
Nov 8, 2012 11:00am PST
. let's go to mack kodar, live in new york city. >> reporter: for thousands who just got their power back they are once again in the dark because of this nor'easter which has slowed recovery efforts in hard hit areas. it is a one-two punch, nor'easter bringing fierce winds, wet heavy snow blanketing towns and citiesi4. >> our neighbors and friends. >> reporter: in new york and new jersey, 60,000 customers who got their power back after superstorm sandy, lost it all over again. are you frustrated with con ed? >> extremely so. there are some good(ku people at con ed working their hardest. as an organization, their response has been a scandal. >> reporter: new york city police were forced to close penn station because of overcrowding. >> i want to go home. >> reporter: the snow forced people in new jersey living in low-lying areas to once again evacuate. the storm forced fema and the red cross off of stat 10 island which was decimated -- staten island which was decimated by sandy. >> where are they going to put us? we are human beings. >> everybody is devastated they don't know if they
ABC
Nov 12, 2012 5:00pm PST
afee. >> thank you very much. kimpb search to talk about. authorities looking for an 11-year-old daily city boy supposed to send the night in a friend's house but never showed up. police say there is no evidence of foul play but because of age, every officer has picture in the car trying to spot him. ren, as he's called is five feet tall, weighing about 80 pound. >> police searching for a bit pull that killed a young girl's pet poodle try frog detective the girl's 2-year-old brother when the pit then turned on the poodle. >> right. cheryl. the search is on for whatz1q is described as a pit pull or a pit bull-like dog. light tan with white on the neck and chest areas. the 11-year-old is on a miss to help police find the dog that killed her poodle. >> i'm sad. it was really bad, my dog being dead like that. >> sammy showed us how she barely had the door open when she says a pit bull shoved its way into the house arks tacking lacey. her grandfather beat the animal with fists and stick before it ran away. today, gilroy police following up on tips but so far have not found the dog responsible and ar
ABC
Nov 15, 2012 4:30am PST
has ended in a crash on city streets with several injured and cars damaged. >>> terry mcsweeney is live at 17th and south van ness with more. >> reporter: 17th and south van ness is going to be busy shortly and there is no light working now because in ended with the vehicle being chased crashing into a signal box, knocking out power to the light. it began about 2:00 this morning, 4th street exit off the bay bridge. chp noticed the vehicle speeding, weavivo;c$ almost hitting construction workers. the vehicle hit a parked vehicle which hit a person on a bike. that person is injured and you can see the damage to the car and the extensive damage to the bicycle. the rider of the bike is in the hospital with unknown injuries that vehicle that was being chased actually was described as going the wrong way down 15th street. now look at what it looked like a short time ago. the crash that ended this all, the vehicle a jeep cherokee, going into a signal box, knocking out power here. according to the chp, the driver of that vehicle has been arrested for due -- for dui, hit-and-run,
ABC
Nov 15, 2012 5:00am PST
van ness it will be busy shortly a city worker is trying to repair the signal box, he says the repairs are going to take hours maybe until noon. right now there is nobody out here directing traffic. we've heard horns and people getting a little upset with people who are not taking their time going through thin section. that began westbound 80, chp saw a driver who was speeding, weaving and nearly hitting construction workers then on to 15th, that's the video, the vehicle being chased jeep suv, hit a parked vehicle which hit a person on a bicycle. the person on the bike seriously injured, you see the damage, the rider taken to the hospital. again, serious injuries the vehicle being chased was going the wrong way down 15th street. now look at video from 17th and south van ness a short time ago. the crash took out the signal box here making this intersection uncontrolled. the vehicle stopped there, also knocked part of a streetlight down. the driver of the jeep taken to the hospital with unknown injuries. we were told that the driver is being charged with dui, hit-and-run, evading a polic
ABC
Nov 9, 2012 7:00am PST
stations, in new york city, are closed. have run dry. it's being called an unprecedented gas crisis in the city. >>> also in this half hour though, we have gabby giffords' story. she came face to face with the man who shot her in court yesterday. her husband said that man may have put a bullet in her head, but he can't dent her spirit. we're going to hear from astronaut mark kelly about his former congresswoman wife. >>> the big announcement for walmart that is shaking up holiday shopping. black friday, starting earlier than ever. it's now moving to thursday, on thanksgiving. don't blame the messenger. >> that does not look like thanksgiving there. >> i love a bargain, but that does not look like fun. >> that's not exactly how you want to spend that wonderful, family day. >> all right, folks. >>> let's get right to the escalating gas crisis in the northeast. widespread rationing is expanding to include new york city and long island. abc's john muller is at a gas station right here in manhattan, where the lines have been extraordinarily long. good morning to you, john. >> reporter: g
ABC
Nov 8, 2012 4:00pm PST
the suspect involved in this very frightening crime. wa, abc 7 news. >> thank you. >> a 19-year-old daily city vandalism and arson. >> he faces two felony counts, hudson being held on $40,000 bail, due back in court november 26th ooj police say a 37-year-old man injured during a world series celebration died of head trauma. shown here from sky 7 he died two days later. before losing consciousness, he told his roommate he was beaten by four men with a pipe. police say it's likely he was injured accidentally. >> right now, s.w.a.t. teams in mountain view are wrapping up a search of two apartment buildings where police say drugs were being manufactured and sold. officers raided two housing units on bush street around noon. they arrested two people and detained three hours. police say this could be the first lab bust ever here in the bay area. >> darnel keith washington is facing charges including robbery, burglary and car jacking. police say he and his wife murdered the 55-year-old suzy ko in her home last month, then stole her car. weeks before the two were arrested in washington state. >> san j
ABC
Nov 14, 2012 6:00pm PST
optimistic in sacramento, abc 7 news. >> in daily city, rain on the way, folks are trying to shore up a hillside, weakened by a water main break that flooded the streets. live tonight, that hill may not be able to take more water. >> well, right now, there is nothing to be done to the city says it wants to wait until after the storm. but... crews just focused today on erosion control and started early this morning. shoving back mounds of dirt, then laying hey bale as long the park, they're pretty sure that will keep it away from streets and homes. they're digging to clear the storm drain inside of park. idea to divert the water inside of the storm drain. this is the scene yesterday in this neighborhood, mud was everywhere after a water pipe broke sending 45,000 gallons of water down the hill. several cars were stuck in the mud. >> we've got rain coming and we're less concerned about landslide issues and more concerned about rains. >> city engineers say neighbors have nothing to worry about. a plan to permanently deal with that hillside is expected to be discussed later in the ç work
ABC
Nov 9, 2012 4:30am PST
on the san mateo bridge, headlights headed eastbound towards hayward tail lights towards foster city, clear, san jose northbound 87 past hp pavillion, light, wet. can't stress to take your time, flooding westbound 580 north livermore that accident cleared out of lanes. start starting to slow a little out of central valley up and over the altamont pass. accident southbound 80 ramp to 280 in san jose not blocking lanes off to the right. >>> folks watch that flooding especially if you are leaving in the next hour or so. >>> video game created by a silicon valley company gets a group of navy seals in serious trouble. why they are being disciplined. >>> bay area transportation leaders consider ways to limit information they keep on clipper and fastrak users. >>> verizon reaching out to help victims of hurricane sandy. offering free domestic texan voice use aim and -- useage for customers in new jersey and new york. samsung's galaxy has topped apple's iphone it sold 18 million units in the 3rd quarter. pinterest is adding more privacy, users will be able to create up to three secret boards access
ABC
Nov 12, 2012 4:30am PST
about the affair, toward the end of the summer. >>> police in union city investigating death of a man found in a trash bin a woman discovered the injured man while taking out her garbage yesterday morning. she called authorities who rushed him to the hospital, where he died. police are persuing active leads and would like anyone with information to call union city police. >>> gilroy family grieving the death of their dog after a pit bull barged into their house and attacked the 67-year-old poodle. the pit -- atack their 6-year-old poodle. >> just this much and the dog nuzzled its head through. >> reporter: the 11-year-old opened the door to let her 2-year-old brother in the house. little did she know a pit bull she had never seen before was at the door too, eager to get in. >> i was trying to close the door the dog pushed it and i slammed it against here. >> reporter: her little brother just arrived home with their grandfather who didn't see the pit bull at the door until it was making its way inside the door. >> i've never seen it here. >> reporter: within moments the poodle ran to t
ABC
Nov 12, 2012 11:00am PST
news. >>> police in union city are investigating the death of a 21-year-old man found in a trash bin a woman discovered the man while taking out her garbage yesterday morning many she called authorities who rushed him to a hospital where he die. this morning police -- where he died. >> my mom and i -- my mom found him. we just don't know, you know. so many questions, we don't know. >> a memorial is growing outside the home where he was found. police say he occasionally stayed home they are pursuing active leads and would like anyone with information to call the police. >>> driver faces driving under the influence charges after a frightening accident in pinole along i-80 and appian way this morning many this picture sent by the pinole fire department that dodge durango, rolled over and flattened. police say the driver crashed through the guardrail off the overpass landed on his roof on i-80. amazing the driver and passenger were able if get out sail. >>> picket lines -- lines this morning at hostess plants nationwide, including one in oakland. thousands of workers are on strike now th
ABC
Nov 7, 2012 4:00pm PST
is a prosecutor and former city councilman with little experience compared to the man he's replacing, an 80-year-old fellow democrat pete stark since 1972. the open primary system allowed voters to vote for a candidate and the, excuse me, and the 13th district was redrawn to incorporate more conservative communities. both changes believed to have played a role in the win. >> i feel great. i stood m this hall ask talked to hundreds of supporters invested so much time and energy in our campaign over the past year, just felt great to give them that hard-earned victory. because they believe to me very early when people thought we're crazy and thought we're out of our minds, they believed in me. >> this campaign issued a statement saying i went to washington by running against an unpopular war and for womens' rights, opportunities for children and dignity foreseeners. i leave knowing needs of my constituents remain. i congrad late mr. swalwell on his victory. i am happy to be of assistance in the future. >> heather. thank you well. have more election coverage coming up in this newscast. for a list of
ABC
Nov 10, 2012 8:00am PST
petraeus was having an affair with his buying grapher biographer. >> the resignation stunned the city. one of the most respected and disciplined public officials left office admitting an indiscretion. in a statement to c.i.a. employees, he acknowledged an affair what he called extremely poor judgment. such behavior is unacceptable the statement said. both as a husband and as a leader of an organization such as ours. on thursday, petraeus went to the white house to turn in his resignation the same place he so frequently been called on to serve. >> it's a great privilege to serve there. >> the affair was discovered by the f.b.i. after inappropriate e-mails surfaced. the focus of the probe turned to his biografpher. >> ended up being a text between both of us. >> he was one of architects to the surge in iraq. from iraq to afghanistan and then the call to head the c.i.a. >> are you ready to come back, ready for the c.i.a.? >> i feel very fortunate to provide such an opportunity to serve and contribute. >> as he took over the c.i.a., holly his wife of 37 years sat by his side. two had met at we
ABC
Nov 12, 2012 6:00pm PST
of the notorious gangsters in belize. >> police in union city are investigating what they say is a suspicious death of a man nound a trash bin yesterday. that discovery happened on 10th street. a woman took out her garbage. police identified the 21-year-old as a man who later died in a hospital. police say the can did not belong to the home, and it was found in front of, along with investigators family and friends are looking for answers. >> so many questions. >> union city police say no cause of death hz been released. >> only on abc 7 news tonight, two pedestrians struck by a car the fight of the protest in oakland last year are suing filing a suit against bart and oakland police. abc 7 news is in the newsroom tonight with details on this, vic? >> this is the lawsuit. lawyers for the twoñn% say it's been a full year since thisz] incident and neither bart nor police have done anything bit.s the suit says police violated the first amendment rights of the two by their inaction to what they say was an tack on their clients, who are out there supporting the demonstration. >> when you think that ha
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Nov 13, 2012 4:00pm PST
, this city is meeting this afternoon to determine what taz to be done to make it safe in the event of rain coming. they also have to decide how to deal with this park that is buried under three or four feet of mud. >> thank you. we have more coming up on this water pipe break. at 4:30 abc 7 news will talk to the water department about aging pipes. >> then at 5:00 michael finney looks into the car insurance you need to be covered from a muddy mess like this one. >> happening now, walnut creek police just released surveillance photos from a kidnapping and robbery. >> two men want forward abducting a woman november 7th. this shows one of the men, they're both described white males in their 20s using names aubrey and david. police believe they drove a pickup truck with a loud muffler. police believe they drove her car to several atms, force herg to withdraw mbful they dropped her off, still tide up. police say she's recovered from most injuris.. >> take a look at these pictures. three men wanted for this holdup. investigators say robbers restrained employees in the jerrytown mall. the criminal
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Nov 10, 2012 11:00pm PST
which could mean millions for the cities the arena could be built on pier 30 to 32 near the bay bridge. we're live there with new details. reporter: the city has been doing a lot of number-crunching on the process ject. mean -- project. means big money for san francisco but could leave the neighbors with nothing but headaches. >> the warriors could be playing basketball in san francisco by the 2017 nba season. in this proposed state-of-the-art $1 billion arena. right now the site is just an aging parking lot where pier 30 used to be. >> we're standing over this dilapidated 13 acres right in the bay, at the base of the bay bridge. this needs to be something better and will be when the warriors bailed new arena. >> in a new report, budget analysts say the project is feasible with the warriors playing all the up-front costs like fixing the crumbling peer. san francisco could get 54 million in one-time tax dollars and collect a whopping $19 million in taxes every year. >> seems like a really good deal for the city of san francisco. it's been a good deal for the warriors. >> it's ultimately
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Nov 11, 2012 2:00am PST
which could mean millions for the cities the arena could be built on pier 30 to 32 near the baywee bridge. we're live there with new details. reporter: the city has been doing a lot of number-crunching on the process ject. mean -- project. means big money for san francisco but could leave the neighbors with nothing but headaches. >> the warriors could be playing basketball in san francisco by the 2017 nba season. in this proposed state-of-the-art $1 billion arena. right now the site is just an aging parking lot where pier 30 used to be. >> we're standing over this dilapidated 13 acres right in the bay, at the base of the bay bridge. this needs to be something better and will be when the warriors bailed new arena. >> in a new report, budget analysts say the project is feasible with the warriors playing all the up-front costs like fixing the crumbling peer. san francisco could get 54 million in one-time tax dollars and collect a whopping $19 million in taxes every year. >> seems like a really good deal for the city of san francisco. it's been a good deal for the warriors. >> it's ult
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Nov 11, 2012 6:00am PST
battle to bring new business to the city but now phoenix is jumping in trying to lure california k we take a look at what's happening. >>> on election night governor jerry brown celebrated the passage of proposition 30. 54% of voters decided to raise income taxes on the stat's top earners and agreed to a hike in sales taxes. >> we think the recent tax package that was passed that really targets what we call high performers or producers from an economic perspective is going to really start to dislodge the serial ceo management and places in places like silicon valley. >> in a bid to turn it into opportunity. the greater phoenix council launched a new program this week aimed at luring california companies away. >> we think it will happen. we know virginia, north carolina, texas, south carolina will be in the target talking to california businesses. we want to present a greater opportunity for phoenix. >> the phoenix group hopes to fly in 50 ceos. they are interested in luring leaders of companies with 200 employees or more to intro them to arizona's lower tax structure. >> we would enco
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Nov 15, 2012 6:00am PST
with new information. >> reporter: new information from the chp and new information from city workers. looks like it is not going to be until noon before the lights go back on at 17th and south van ness that is going to be a problem, nobody is out here directing traffic. they've flares out now, i've seen people come through at 30 miles an hour, reason that we have in problem is because the signal box got knocked over at the end of an incident that began 2:00 this morning on the on-ramp to i-80 at 4th street. next, according to the chp that on-ramp was closed that got their attention so did the speeding, weaving, as you look at these picture the incident took five minutes, the jeep that they were chasing up to speeds of 55 miles per hour, slammed into a car which hit a bicyclist. chp not sure if the bicyclist was on the bike or walking the bike, that bicyclist was taken to the hospital, checked out, minor injuries, probably released by now. now take a look at where ended where i am a short while ago, 17th and south van ness, jeep hit another vehicle in this intersection which in turn h
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Nov 13, 2012 6:00pm PST
to take care of it. hopefully the city will cover that deductible. >> they were towed and adjusters will have to inspect damage. residents left with an unstable hillside. >> the hill could come down. this is the second time. mv time, now, my colleague will talk about that incident shortly. tomorrow, crews will be here to shore up that hillside. they want to stabilize the hill before it starts to rain. i'm live in daily city, abc 7 news. >> this big mess made in a 0e water department estimates the pipe broke at 4:20, there, you can see where the pipe broke there. at 4:40, first responders got the call about what is going on here, they contacted water department and within just 10 minutes or so, they figured out that what the source of the leak was. at 450, water department stopped the leak. they flipped a switch. next event, eight inch pipe gushed about 40 minutes before it could be stopped. it dumped in that time, imagine this, 45,000 gallons of water. that is why you saw this huge mess we're talking about. at 10:15, crews started towing out cars. and then, by 11:00, a clean up had
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Nov 15, 2012 4:00pm PST
israel to start mobilizing reserves. israel responding with air strikes on military targets in gaza city. 16 casualties are reported, including civilians following an air strike that killed hamas's top military commander. >> late this afternoon, cia announced it's opening an investigation into the general conduct of former cia director petraeus resigned over an affair, claiming he never gave las fied information owe to his miss stress, paula broadwell. defense secretary pin yetta spoke about the scandal. >> i am not aware of any others that could with involved in this issue. >> petraeus says resignation had nothing to do with the testimony that he will be giving tomorrow before a committee regarding the attack in benghazi, libya. >> let's take a look at the weather. >> we're about to enter a rather extended period of rainy, unsettled weather. you can see that there are clouds thickening now. off shore a batch of moisture up from the northwest. there is a movement of the moisture coming up from our southwest. we don't expect area wide rainfall until later tonight. we'll watch progress as
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Nov 7, 2012 5:00pm PST
suspects one by one by a mob last month. investigators arrested nicholas hudson in new york city. police want to you take a look at these pictures of other suspects if you recognize them. this man accused of using his skateboard to smash out windows. they say he is barricade to damage the windshield of the bus. this driver was able to get aeng passengers off safely. >> let's talk about the election. it's was remarkable and driven in large part by the rising influence of social media. abc 7 news follows this closely for us and is here with a look at how the election played out online. >> we've been talking about how it's been at the center of the election. twitter tallied 31 million tweets including this one. this became the most-liked photo with over three million likes and growing this, is in contrast to mitt romney, a man of few words, two words to be exact. posting thank you to supporters today. he hasn't tweeted since yesterday morning but someone on you tube took liberty of putting words in his mouth. check out this video. this doctors video of romney singing his speech has well ove
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Nov 7, 2012 11:35pm PST
of abc news, with terry moran, cynthia mcfadden and bill weir in new york city, this is "nightline," november 7th, 2012. >> good evening, i'm bill weir. well, as the happy obama family flew back to washington today, a few conservative pundits observed that if only america had the same demographics as it did under ronald reagan, mitt romney would have won. yes. and if jonie loves chachi was still in primetime, people wouldn't laugh at my parachute pants. the country is changing in waves. and what last night taught us is that the party that knows how to ride those waves wins. here's my co-anchor, terry moran. >> reporter: america awakened to a new political reality this morning. >> what happened? >> i was wrong. >> reporter: so were a lot of republicans. >> i so wish that i had been able to fulfill your hopes to lead the country in a different direction. but the nation chose another leader. >> thank you so much. >> reporter: what happened yesterday's simple, really, and profound and reflected in all those faces in the crowds last night at obama and romney headquarters. the american e
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Nov 8, 2012 11:35pm PST
, cynthia mcfadden and bill weir in new york city, this is "nightline," november 8th, 2012. >> good evening, i'll bill weir. well, today in arizona, a 77-year-old man took his first free breath in 38 years. of course, people leave prison every day in this country, but what makes this moment extraordinary are the twists and turns that preceded it. the double homicide, the exwife's accusations, the desperate decades spent trying to prove innocence. abc's dan harris has been following this story for years, and brings us the very latest in this "nightline" investigates. >> reporter: you are looking at bill macumber's first breaths of freedom, after serving 38 years for a double murder he says he did not commit. >> big day, family day. >> reporter: this scene, the culmination of an astonishingly nasty fight between macumber and two powerful women. his ex-wife and also the governor of arizona. late today, at his first news conference, macumber cried when talking about the lawyers who fought to get him out. >> excuse me, excuse the emotion, but -- i'm here because of all these people. so -- i woul
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Nov 9, 2012 11:35pm PST
weir in new york city, this is "nightline," november 9th, 2012. >> good evening, i'm bill weir. when president obama strode into the east room of the white house this afternoon, we all knew that job one of term two is to hammer out some sort of deal with republicans to keep the federal government from veering off the so-called fiscal cliff. and we knew he would probably lay down some markers. >> i'm open to compromise. i'm open to new ideas. i'm committed to solving our fiscal challenges. but i refuse to accept any approach that isn't balanced. i'm not going to ask students and seniors and middle class families to pay down the entire deficit while people like me making over $250,000 aren't asked to pay a dime more in taxes. i'm not going to do that. >> but what we did not know about that moment is that the president was also thinking about finding a new director of the cia. after decorated four-star general david petraeus admitted an affair and resigned. abc's senior foreign affairs correspondent martha raddatz has the details. >> reporter: as cia director, david petraeus held all of
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Nov 10, 2012 6:00am PST
too much about that on the west coast. usually that's buffalo, upstate new york. but carson city, nevada, talking about lake-effect snow in reno this morning with temperatures in the 20s. let now snowing at the tahoe valley airport. 22 degrees. we are talking about highs near 30 and one to three inches of snow is possible. back home our sutro camera, and isn't this an interesting shot where temperatures are very chilly. wind-chill factor of 34 degrees down in watsonville. and down around our south bay communities and also the monterey coast, san benito, we are looking at the possibility of showers. live doplar 7hd shows the green really skipping over san francisco. it is running parallel to the coastline. we could see some showers around monterey, and salinas and they will continue to sink south. we are also looking at that cold air allowing for perhaps some snow around lake county and clear lake in the north bay. but take a look. all of this is pushing to the east. we get that lake-effect snow on the east side of the lake. pyramid lake. so the possibility of that around reno, ca
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Nov 13, 2012 7:00am PST
in places like dallas, your first frost and freeze in the dallas metro area. and new york city, dropping from the 70s in the new york city area, into probably much cooler than that, the 30s and 40s in that zone as we get the cold air. chicago feels like 16 degrees with the windchill. and atlanta, feels like 27. that's a real big shot of cold air. >>> all right. coming up on "gma," sorry about that. the high school valedictorian on trial for his mother's murder. why his father tells abc news his son is innocent. >>> plus, the double-life of the bandanna bandit. wait until you hear this story. ou hear this story. nine days till christmas and eddy said the toys might not be ready! eddy? the elf! ♪ [ radio announcer ] today's forecast: it's snowing snowballs and snow bricks out there... seven more days and it's snowing snow bricks! oh, well, be careful! [ radio announcer ] only two days to go, and several of the elves were tossed around when they tried to wrap a pony. [ female announcer ] the keepsake countdown ornament. build anticipation every day till christmas. elves tried to wrap a po
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Nov 10, 2012 4:00am PST
director stunned a city not easily shocked. one of the country's most respected and disciplined public officials left office admitting an indiscretion. in a statement to cia employees, petraeus acknowledged an affair. and what he called extremely poor judgment. such behavior is unacceptable, the statement said. both as a husband, and as a leader of an organization such as ours. on thursday, petraeus went to the white house to turn in his resignation. the same place he had so frequently been called on to serve. >> it is a great privilege to serve with our young men and women. >> reporter: the affair was discovered by the fbi after concerns about inappropriate e-mails associated with petraeus surfaced. a focus of the probe turned to his biographer, paula broadwell. >> i think it was a good distraction from the war. >> reporter: petraeus had been the public face of two wars. one of the architects of the successful surge in iraq, which helped bring the war there to an end. from iraq to afghanistan. then, the call to head the cia. >> are you ready to come back? ready for the cia? >> i feel
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Nov 11, 2012 5:00am PST
ahead today as you head out around the city. live in san francisco, abc7 news. >>> thank you. this morning at 10:00 the coast a guard cutter uss burke holes is due to hundred. they spent 150 days on patrol in the arctic. they played a key role in flat security exercises called operation arctic shield. there are many veteran's day' vents all over the bay area. here are just a few. at 9:00 milpitas will announce the recipient of hi first veteran of the year award. and 10:30 the golden date national cemetery has a ceremony called when the troops come marching home. most local events are taking place at 11:00. alameda county holds a flag ceremony with local veterans speeches at the community center. concord salute take place at the vietnam's veterans memorial in new hope park. danville veteran's day program is at the arts center. walnut creek has performances of patriotic songs at the center for the arts to the civic center drive. and 1:00 petaluma puts on the largest vet's day parade north of the golden gate. more than 25,000 are expected to attend the event that began when thre
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Nov 13, 2012 11:00am PST
ruptured 5:45 this morning unleashing 45,000 gallons of water. it rushed down hill into a daly city neighborhood and brought the hill with it. mud filled streets and built a disgusting wall around several cars. concerned police officers ran from door-to-door to wake up the neighborhood. >> they ran at 5 in the morning several times and i woke up what is going on. they are like there's a mudslide you have to evacuate. >> reporter: members of the wong family had no idea how long they would be out of their home they packed two days worth of clothing and tried to navigate through the mud and water at 5:00 in the morning with suitcases. >> they said there's an evacuation center across the street from our house we couldn't get there because of the mud. >> reporter: when the sun came up she saw her car halfway covered in mud, sinking by the minute. >> it makes me want to cry it was my first car. >> reporter: after they stopped the water authorities decided to keep eight homes evacuated because of concerns the hillside could give way. the victoria family left at 5:00 and told not to return.
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Nov 8, 2012 7:00am PST
city. as the temperatures come up this morning, roads in midtown are already clear. but what a storm. 50-mile-per-hour to 70-mile-per-hour winds. 13 inches of snow coming from this thing. look at the top performers. these are the areas that picked up the most snow. oh, by the way. a quick look at the live shot from foxborough, massachusetts. inland areas are still dealing as we start to move northeast. here's the top performers collecting 13 inches, the highest total we could find. and certainly, the numbers step down from there. with that snow total, central park, 4.7 officially. that makes it the sixth snowiest november on record just with that snowstorm. take a look at where that snow seemed to be deposited, just inland. that top new jersey total is just about 30 miles, 15 to 30 miles off the shoreline of new jersey. inland areas really collecting the snow. the big concern is what was going to happen to the areas that had just been pounded by one storm and then get pounded by another? that's where we find our ginger zee on the rockaways in new york. >> reporter: good morning. i'm
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Nov 12, 2012 7:00am PST
. >>> water world. unbelievable new pictures of the entire city of venice under water. tourists and residents battling rising seas, at least waist high. three quarters of one of the world's most famous landmarks impacted right now. >>> the crews are in it! >> road rage, a massive fight breaks out at the races after a battle on the track. watch this, nascar legend jeff gordon deliberately rams right into a driver. the drivers running after each other, breaking into a fist fight. >>> and good morning on this veterans day. robin is recovering. of course, her father, one of the many veterans who served this country so well for so long. welcome back to amy robach. >> thank you so much. >>> we're still learning more about the bomb shell from friday, when cia director david petraeus forced to resign after the fbi discovered his affair with paula broadwell. lots of questions of what the fbi did with the information. >>> and we have a major medical headline this morning. could there be a connection between having a fever or the flu during pregnancy and the chances of your child being born with autism?
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